Job 34:35
New International Version
Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.’

New Living Translation
‘Job speaks out of ignorance; his words lack insight.’

English Standard Version
‘Job speaks without knowledge; his words are without insight.’

Berean Study Bible
‘Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.’

King James Bible
Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.

New King James Version
‘Job speaks without knowledge, His words are without wisdom.’

New American Standard Bible
‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.

NASB 1995
‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.

NASB 1977
‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.

Amplified Bible
‘Job speaks without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom and insight.

Christian Standard Bible
“Job speaks without knowledge; his words are without insight.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
“Job speaks without knowledge; his words are without insight.”

American Standard Version
Job speaketh without knowledge, And his words are without wisdom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Job was not speaking in knowledge, and his words were not with intelligence

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But Job has not spoken with understanding, his words are not uttered with knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
that you are speaking nonsense and lack good judgment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Job hath spoken foolishly, and his words sound not discipline.

English Revised Version
Job speaketh without knowledge, and his words are without wisdom.

Good News Translation
that Job is speaking from ignorance and that nothing he says makes sense.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
'Job speaks without knowledge. His words show no insight.'

International Standard Version
Job has been speaking from his own ignorance, and what he has to say lacks insight!

JPS Tanakh 1917
Job speaketh without knowledge, And his words are without discernment.'

Literal Standard Version
Job—he does not speak with knowledge, And his words [are] not with wisdom.

NET Bible
that Job speaks without knowledge and his words are without understanding.

New Heart English Bible
'Job speaks without knowledge. His words are without wisdom.'

World English Bible
'Job speaks without knowledge. His words are without wisdom.'

Young's Literal Translation
Job -- not with knowledge doth he speak, And his words are not with wisdom.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Elihu Confirms God's Justice
34Men of understanding will declare to me, and the wise men who hear me will say: 35‘Job speaks without knowledge; his words lack insight.’ 36If only Job were tried to the utmost for answering like a wicked man.…

Cross References
Job 34:34
Men of understanding will declare to me, and the wise men who hear me will say:

Job 35:16
So Job opens his mouth in vain and multiplies words without knowledge."

Job 38:2
"Who is this who obscures My counsel by words without knowledge?


Treasury of Scripture

Job has spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom.

Job 13:2
What ye know, the same do I know also: I am not inferior unto you.

Job 15:2
Should a wise man utter vain knowledge, and fill his belly with the east wind?

Job 35:16
Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.









Verse 35. - Job hath spoken without knowledge, and his words were without wisdom; literally, not in wisdom. The words intended are, of course, those in which Job has seemed to tax God with injustice (see the comment on ver. 9).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
‘Job
אִ֭יּוֹב (’î·yō·wḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 347: Job -- a patriarch

speaks
יְדַבֵּ֑ר (yə·ḏab·bêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

without
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

knowledge;
בְדַ֣עַת (ḇə·ḏa·‘aṯ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 1847: Knowledge

his words
וּ֝דְבָרָ֗יו (ū·ḏə·ḇā·rāw)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

lack
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

insight.’
בְהַשְׂכֵּֽיל׃ (ḇə·haś·kêl)
Preposition-b | Verb - Hifil - Infinitive construct
Strong's 7919: To be, circumspect, intelligent


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